ZOMA Build, of Silver Spring, Maryland and Cameroon, Africa, and RM Sovich Architecture have been selected by the Cameroon government to design and build affordable, sustainable housing. The model will be completed in the spring of 2015. The government of Cameroon is contracting for affordable housing to meet it's current need for 100,000 dwellings.
The RMSA design includes various sustainable technologies, such as, rain water harvesting, use of bio fuel, local materials, and ZOMA Brick. The brick utilized are interlocking soil stabilized brick [ISSB] that are sun cured and require no firing nor burning of wood.
The design was recognized with an award in the American Institute of Architects Baltimore Excellence in Desgin Program in October 2014.
RM Sovich Architecture: Baltimore Architects creating places that enhance people's lives.